Weekly digest of week 7 2010

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This week: smart people click less, introduction of the social connector in Microsoft Outlook, which is useful since social networkers love email and the BBC news boss is clear: use social media or find a new job. Film director says Southwest blogged away his privacy Smith, the director of such movies as “Clerks” and a […]

This week: smart people click less, introduction of the social connector in Microsoft Outlook, which is useful since social networkers love email and the BBC news boss is clear: use social media or find a new job.

  • Film director says Southwest blogged away his privacy
    Smith, the director of such movies as “Clerks” and a man who made an appearance at last week’s Macworld, was reportedly removed from a Southwest flight Saturday for being a hazard to its stability.
  • Social Networkers Still Love E-Mail
    With reports of young people abandoning e-mail to communicate via social networks, Facebook developing its own full-featured Webmail system and predictions that in a few years even business users will have exchanged traditional e-mail for social sites, it would appear that the success of social networks was hurting e-mail usage.
  • Welcome to the Site-less Web
    Posterous is a new service that radiates a person’s social media activity out to a network of community sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Tumblr and Delicious.
  • In the Netherlands, 1 Gbps Broadband Will Soon Be Everywhere
    Google last week announced Google Fiber, an experimental fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network that the company plans to build and use to connect between 20,000 and 200,000 homes.
  • Study: Ages of social network users
    How old is the average Twitter or Facebook user? What about all the other social network sites, like MySpace, LinkedIn, and so on?

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Rick Mans is a social media evangelist within Capgemini. You can follow and connect with him via Twitter or Delicious

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